Dr Stephen Sandler PhD DO FECert is highly respected and internationally well-known in the osteopathic world. He graduated from the British School of Osteopathy and has taught for more than 45 years on various aspects of osteopathic practice and technique. His teaching has taken him to most countries in Europe and Scandinavia; they include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain and Sweden. He has also taught in the USA and Canada as well as in South America (Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela) and in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. He has had many research papers published as well as three books and a DVD of osteopathic functional technique. His main research interests include the effect of the female cyclic hormones on connective tissues and joint mobility.
Stephen was a Senior Lecturer at the British School of Osteopathy in London from 1975 to 2017. In 1980 he founded the Expectant Mother's Clinic at the school (now the University College of Osteopathy) in 1980. This was the first clinic worldwide in a school of osteopathy specifically dealing with pregnancy back pain.
He continues to act as the external examiner for the Anglia Ruskin University with responsibility for the London School of Osteopathy. Until 2019 he was also a Consultant Osteopath to The Portland Hospital for Women and Children in London, UK.
Dr Sandler continues to teach as well as running a successful private practice.